Friday , May 25 2018


DJ Avicii’s funeral to be ‘private’: family

Stockholm, Sweden | AFP |  Swedish superstar DJ Avicii, who died last month aged 28, is to be buried “privately” with only his closest relatives and friends present, his family said on Tuesday. The musician, whose real name was Tim Bergling, was found dead on April 20 in Muscat, the …

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ISAIAH 60 PRODUCTIONS: The official 27 Guns trailer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | After the recent shooting of scenes in Uganda’s capital Kampala including at Parliament, Isaiah 60 Productions have released the official trailer of the Ugandan film 27 Guns. The film about the National Resistance Army (NRA) liberation war of the early 80s is directed by Natasha Karugire and Sharpe Ssewali, …

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Pop star Chris Brown named in sex assault lawsuit

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | A Los Angeles woman filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against Chris Brown and a fellow rapper, alleging she was repeatedly raped and sexually assaulted at Brown’s home during a drug- and alcohol-fueled party last year. The woman, identified only as Jane Doe, said …

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Rambo returns for one last mission

Cannes, France | AFP | Rambo is back on the warpath. US film star Sylvester Stallone has revealed that his muscle-packed combat hero Rambo is getting ready to draw blood again in a fifth sequel next year. Stallone — now 71 — posted a teaser poster on his Instagram account …

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Azulato children’s festival excites Ugandans

Children’s NGOs partner with GZK, the German Cultural Society, to launch Azulato Children’s Festival Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Azulato Children’s Festival had a successful first year opening on Sunday May 6th, 2018 at Seven Trees Gardens in Kololo, drawing a crowd of about 1000, mostly young children with …

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